Canadian Tour Program

Canadian Tour Program – Explore our local landscape through trips designed with students in mind.

Day 1: Ottawa – Mont. Tremblant

You’ll leave Ottawa at 7:30 am and start your trip by heading to Gatineau National Park, the best place to see the fall colours in this region. The next stop is the Champlain Lookout; the most popular view in Gatineau Park, a bird’ s-eye view from the Gatineau Hills over the Ottawa Valley.

You’ll then embark on a 50-minute cruise on the lovely Lac des Sables in Saint-Agathe. Along the 12 km shoreline, you’ll take in incredible views of 7 islands and beautiful houses dating back to the 1890s. The last stop of the day is Mont-Tremblant village, regardless of the season you will be delighted by the breathtaking nature, lively ambience, and the variety of activities and events. Take in the breathtaking view as you ride the panoramic gondola to the Tremblant summit and then climb to the top of the 360 observation tower. At 6:00 pm the bus will leave for Montreal and arrive in Montreal around 7:40 pm.

Day 2: Montreal – Quebec City

You’ll depart Montreal at 8 am for a noon arrival in Quebec City, the oldest city in North America. Next, you’ll take in the sights during a 90-minute boat cruise of Louis Jolliets and enjoy the beauty of the St. Lawrence River. After the cruise, you’ll explore the capital and its surrounding areas at the Observatoire de la Capitale. Then make your way to the Historic District of Old Quebec, the only fortified city in Canada. The rest of the day will be spent sightseeing and shopping, exploring historical treasures such as Battlefields Park, Quebec Parliament, Chateau Frontenac, Place d’Armes, and the Citadel. After dinner, we will check into the hotel at 8:30 pm.

Day 3: Canyon – Montmorency Falls – Montreal – Ottawa

Departing from Quebec City at 8:00 am, you’ll then visit Canyon Sainte-Anne, a spectacular canyon carved out by the Sainte-Anne-du-Nord River and highlighted by the 242-foot Sainte-Anne Falls. We continue our exploration of Quebec’s fascinating water resources by visiting Montmorency Falls, a 272-foot natural waterfall. From the top of the falls, we enjoy a sprawling view of the expansive St. Lawrence River. Then you’ll make a two-hour drive to Montreal, a modern metropolis with a distinctly European flair. After lunch downtown, you’ll visit the Olympic Stadium and Biodome, old Montreal, the old port and Montreal Notre-Dame Church. You’ll conclude your day by visiting the largest church in North America, Saint Joseph’s Oratory, which sits at the top of Mount Royal. The bus will depart Montreal at 6:30 pm for arrival in Ottawa around 9 pm.

Departure Time and Place: 7:00 am, 678 Bronson Avenue (Parking of McDonald’s)

Packages starting at $199

Want the best bang for your buck? For $199 you can get a spot in a quad room. CLICK HERE to purchase your ticket, then list in the Detail section the names of the people you want to room with. You can also join the trip on your own, and we’ll place you in a quad room with other travellers – a great way to make new friends!

If you want to purchase quad, triple, double, or single occupancy room packages CLICK HERE

NB:  The number of adults selected in the list will determine which package you are purchasing

For example: Selecting 3 adults automatically selects the triple group package fee.

Quad (Group Purchase)$199 each x4 occupants$796 total*
Triple (Group Purchase)$239 each x3 occupants$717 total*
Double (Group Purchase)$299 each x2 occupants$598 total*
Single$449 each x1 occupant$449 total

Prices do not include HST. Fares include travel by coach bus and accommodations.

Cost of Cruises, Gondola rides and all other activities in all three locations are separate from tour package fare and should amount about $120 plus tax.

*For quad, triple, and double rooms, one person will be billed the total price. Groups are responsible for splitting the costs between occupants.

*List in the Detail section the names of the people you want to room with

Liability Waiver!

As I click on the booking button, I understand that there are certain risks inherent in travel and other activities in which I participate on a trip.  These risks include, but are not limited to, injury to myself and others and damage to or theft of personal property. I understand that there may be a variety of risks not known or foreseeable.  I acknowledge that the Carleton University Students’ Association is not responsible or liable for any harm that may occur and I fully release and discharge the organization from all liability in connection with my participation on this trip.